Red Heeler Dachshund Mix

What is Red Heeler Dachshund mix dog breed?

Red Heeler Dachshund Mix is a cross of the Australian Cattle Dog (a.k.a. Red Heeler) and the Dachshund. This mix is not purebred but a hybrid dog or designer dog. This breed is often bred to hunt since both parents are excellent hunters. Red Heeler Dachshund mixes are intelligent, active, loyal companion dogs that will do well with children and other pets. These dogs are not suitable for apartments or homes with no yards.

 

 

Parent breed information.

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Red Heeler.

Red Heeler dog breeds can be sturdy, compact, and strong dogs. They are alert and ready to work. Red Heeler dog breeds are muscular with strong legs and a longer neck than their height and have curved, hanging tails. Their heads are somewhat round and have pointy ears. Their thick, weather-resistant coats are often red-speckled with possibly dark or tan marks.
Australian George Elliott created the Red Heeler by crossing native Dingoes and Collies with other herding dog breeds. In 1840, the Australian Cattle Dog was born. The breed’s hardiness and work ethic impressed ranchers and made them famous among cattle ranchers. Red Heeler dogs are still popular among cattlemen, ranchers, and regular pet owners. The American Kennel Club gave this breed full recognition in 1980.

Dachshund.

Dachshunds, also known as the “hot dog” and “wiener dog, are well-known for their long, muscular legs and brave personality. Dachshunds can be stubborn, headstrong, playful, and mischievous.
The Dachshund is today the only American Kennel Club-recognized breed that can hunt both above and below the ground.
These dogs are more aggressive than many small dogs and can be aggressive toward strangers and other dogs. A loud bark can complicate the training process. Families should not adopt dachshunds with young children. They need to be trained and socialized regularly. They bite more often than other dogs and are more likely to attack their owners.

 

 

Temperament.

Red Heeler Dachshunds will inherit many of the best traits of both parents. Both parent breeds are well-known for being intelligent and easy to train. Red Heelers are known for their independence, so there may be better choices than Doxie Heeler mixes for new dog owners. These mixed breed dogs require lots of exercise and are active, so they only fit well in apartments or homes with yards. Dachshunds are loyal and affectionate companion dogs.

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Size.

Red Heeler Dachshund mixes will be medium-sized to large dogs. Doxie Heeler mix breed dogs will likely be between 18 and 22 inches tall at their shoulders and between 30 and 50 lbs.

 

 

Coat.

Red Heeler Dachshunds are likely to have a dense, short-haired coat that is easy to maintain. Also, these dogs shed moderately and must be brushed every week to get rid of loose hair. Red Heelers are known for their propensity to shed, so Doxie Heeler mixes may also shed a lot.

 

Color.

Red Heeler Dachshund mixes are likely red, black, and blue. This breed may also sport white, tan, or cream markings.

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Health.

Red Heeler Dachshunds are likely to be healthy dogs with no health issues. There is always the possibility of health problems with hybrid and designer dogs. Hip dysplasia, intervertebral disk disease, and epilepsy are some health issues that could affect the Red Heeler Dachshund Mix.

 

 

Care.

Dachshund Red Heeler mixes are likely to be low-maintenance dogs for grooming. These dogs shed moderately and must be brushed every week to get rid of loose hair. Also, Red Heelers are known for their propensity to shed, so Doxie Heeler mixes may shed a lot. These dogs are not suitable for apartments or homes with no yards. This breed of dog is a loyal, intelligent and active companion dog and will do well in a home with children.

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Training.

Red Heeler Dachshunds are intelligent and easy to train. Also, these dogs will be quick learners and excel at obedience training. Red Heelers are known for their independence, so there may be better choices for new dog owners.

 

Activity.

Red Heeler Doxie mixes are likely to be active dogs that require a lot of exercises. In fact, these dogs will also enjoy a good jog or daily walk and lots of time in the yard. The Red Heeler Dachshund Mix is unsuitable for apartments or homes with no yards.

 

 

Exercise.

The Dachshund Heeler Mix will likely need moderate exercise. Moreover, they will enjoy a daily long walk, jog, and lots of time in the yard. Red Heeler Dachshunds are known for their high energy levels.

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Nutrition.

Red Heeler Dachshunds will need a high-fat and protein-rich diet. However, Dogs with active lifestyles will do well on commercial dog food. Talk to your veterinarian to determine the best diet for your Red Heeler Dachshund.

 

 

Conclusion.

Red Heeler Dachshund mix dogs are likely to make loving companion dogs. Also, they are an intelligent, easy-to-train mixed breed and require little exercise. Red Heeler parents are known for their high energy levels, so this mixed breed may require more exercise than other breeds. Talk to your veterinarian to determine the best diet and exercise program for your dog.

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